Manipur government appoints existing ADC chairmen as caretaker chairmen

The deputy commissioner and the chief executive officer concerned of the districts will be the joint signatories for all financial transactions of the councils.


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The Manipur government has appointed all the existing chairmen of autonomous district councils (ADCs) as caretaker chairmen.

An order issued by the government, signed by additional chief secretary of Tribal Affairs and Hills has stated that in supersession of the previous government’s order issued on November 30 last year and on consideration of the recommendation of state executive committee of department of Relief and Disaster Management, the governor of Manipur is pleased to appoint all existing chairmen of ADCs as caretaker chairmen. The order is an interim measure till the election of the ADCs is held, it stated.

It also stated that the caretaker chairmen are not allowed to exercise financial powers and will look after the normal routine duties of the councils.

The deputy commissioner and the chief executive officer concerned of the districts will be the joint signatories for all financial transactions of the councils, it added.

 

First Published:May 17, 2021, 9:46 p.m.

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